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National Presentations on UIC Student Success Initiatives, 2012-2014

Invited presentations at Student Success Conferences:

Bottoms, B. L., Kaufman, L. S., Moss, T., Williams, S., & Deanna, L. (2013, October).Launching a campus-wide student success effort at the University of Illinois at Chicago: An overview of process and programs. Invited presentation at the Reinvention Center's Undergraduate Vice Provosts Network Meeting, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC.

Moss, T. P., & Bottoms, B. L. (2013, October). Student success efforts at UIC: Summer College and math remediation. Invited presentation at Lt. Governor Simon’s Scaling Up Conference, Illinois State University, Bloomington, IL.

Bottoms, B. L., Deanna, L., & Moss, T. P. (2013, April). Starting a campus-wide undergraduate success movement at a large urban-serving university. Invited presentation at the meeting of the American Association of Colleges & Universities. Miami, FL.

Bottoms, B. L. (2012, November). The UIC Honors College as a model for increasing student success. Invited presentation at the annual meeting of the American Public Land Grant Universities, Denver, CO.

Peer-reviewed presentations at disciplinary conferences:

Myers, B., Reyes, K., Farruggia, S., & Bottoms, B. L. (2014, August). Active course learning and positive campus relationships predict four-year college graduation. Submitted for presentation at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Farruggia, S. P., Bottoms, B. L., Wellman, M. E., Moss, T. P., & Garcia, P. (2014, March). Predicting student success in college: Student, financial and high school factors. In S. P. Farruggia & B. L. Bottoms (Chairs), Responding to the call: Improving student success in college. Symposium submitted for the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Austin, TX.

Diaz, D., Farruggia, S. P., Wellman, M. E., Bottoms, B. L. & Moss, T. P. (2014, March). Honors colleges: Supporting students to succeed in university. Submitted for presentation at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Austin, TX.

Matthews, A. K., Thakral, C., Vasquez, P. L., Bottoms, B. L, Li, C-C, Hicks, S., Whitley, S. (2013, November). The UIC First-Year Dialogue Seminar: A pre/post assessment of changes in student knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, St. Louis, MO.

Farruggia, S. P., Bottoms, B. L., & Moss, T. (November, 2013). The role of financial aid status in predicting college student outcomes. Presentation at the Annual Midwest ECO Conference in Community Psychology, Chicago, IL.

Wellman, M.E., Farruggia, S. P., & Bottoms, B. L. (November, 2013). Carryover effects of high school quality on college student outcomes. Presentation at the Annual Midwest ECO Conference in Community Psychology, Chicago, IL.

Myers, B., Reyes, K., Farruggia, S. P., Bottoms, B. L., & Inman, P. (November, 2013). Student engagement as a predictor of college student outcomes. Presentation at the Annual Midwest ECO Conference in Community Psychology, Chicago, IL.

Vasquez, P. L., Thakral, C., Bottoms, B. L., Matthews, A. K., & Whitley, S. (2013, August). The UIC First-Year Dialogue Seminar: Assessing a transformational model of diversity education. Submitted for presentation at the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) Network for Academic Renewal Conference.

Myers, B., Reyes, K., Farruggia, S. P., Bottoms, B. L., & Inman, P. (2013, May). Engaged students are successful students: Course learning as a predictor of four-year college graduation. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, D.C.

Hall, S. A., Bottoms, B. L., Williams, S., Chang, H.-C., & Teggatz, S. (2013, May). Diversifying an Honors College from the first-year class up: The UIC President’s Award Program Honors Scholars. Inaugural meeting of Honors Education at Research Universities. State College, PA.